Researchers also found evidence indicating that Neanderthals collected volcanic pumice stones.
The artifact was created by the Wari culture which developed in what is now the Peruvian Andes and flourished between 500-1000 A.D.
Archaeologists have also found more clay horses, chariots and weapons.
The tomb also contained the remains of two younger women and a teenage girl.
Scientists find mothers in ancient Syria and Lebanon would wean their children at six months—earlier than other societies.
"Feasting, almost invariably associated with sacrifice, was a social necessity of early societies," researcher Finbar McCormick said.
The latest known fossils belonging to extinct human species dated to between 117,000 and 108,000 ago.
Archaeologists have found two Bronze Age tombs on the Greek mainland, filled with gold and treasure.
The head cones were found in two separate graves at the archaeological site of Amarna
The granite statue was found during excavation work near the Temple of Ptah, the Ministry of Antiquities said.
Little is known about the Aksumite Empire, which ruled over what is now Eritrea and northern Ethiopia hundreds of years ago.
Researchers also found three almost intact World War II wrecks, including two ships and a plane.
Researchers have found hair dye bottles and evidence of a photographic studio at Camp Nelson—a former Union camp.
The rare discovery of preserved wood was found during the construction of a subway line in 2014.
The artefacts are thought to mostly date back to the New Kingdom (1570 to 1070 B.C.) and Hellenistic era (323 B.C.E. to 31 B.C.E.) but some of the earliest pieces are more than 5,000 years old.
The archaeological site was discovered during the installation of fiber optic cables beneath a road.
Researchers also found modern Arctic sledge dogs appear to be direct descendants of those brought over from Siberia and Alaska.
Markings in the Gilgamesh (or Flood) Tablet suggest the god Ea duped humankind through the manipulation of phonetics—a trick that may be the first example of fake news, says academic.
"As far as we know, this is the only example of this practice anywhere in the world," said Sara Juengst from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
Archaeologists say the neolithic structure was used for up to 250 years, with more features added every few dozen years.
Researchers have used AI to locate and identify 142 new geoglyphs in Nazca, Peru.
The findings were made at Saqqara—a site that once served as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis.
The settlement lies at an altitude around 5,000 feet higher than the famous Inca site of Machu Picchu.
While we might know a lot about the archaeology and history of the city, relatively little is known about the genetics of Ancient Rome. A new study suggest it was "a cosmopolitan centre" long before the Roman Empire.
The settlement dates from the period spanning 900 to 1200 A.D.
Scientists in France scanned the 2,500-year-old artifact to see what was inside for the first time since the animals were entombed.
The site would have been involved in the craft production of purple dye, an extremely expensive and highly prized commodity, in the Late Minoan period circa 1800 to 1500 BCE.
Underwater archaeologists also found four other shipwrecks dating from several different historical periods.
An underwater archaeological research team excavating the wreck off the island of Antikythera have found bones, possible olive pits, and a bronze ring.
Scientists discovered new evidence that the Greek island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and humans at least 200,000 years ago—tens of thousands of years earlier than previously believed